Writing the Natural Way, by L.L. Barkat
In the Stars, by L.L. Barkat
Chocolate, Anyone? by L.L. Barkat
See how one person came to taste-test (and swallow) a colorful career as an editor. Check out Moody editor Andy McGuire's story, in this special interview.
The New Yorker, Therapy, and Vincent VanGogh,
Play the Market: Win the Publishing Game, by L.L. Barkat
Spy Moves, by L.L. Barkat
To Market, to Market, Jigetty Jig, by L.L. Barkat.
Get advice from Simon & Schuster Manager of Merchandising and Promotions, Amy Barkat, on how to promote your book. (And, yes, I found this advisor at a family gathering. Pretty cool, because I had no idea she worked at S & S as an MMP.) Read article.
Riess, Winner, Crouch & Crosby Just Say "No"—mostly, by L.L. Barkat.
Check out this query letter by Kay Marshall Strom. Kay is author of over 30 books, as well as many articles. Her latest book, Daughters of Hope, is an astonishing portrait of women around the world who love Christ despite devastating persecution. It's also a call for American Christians to love their global sisters through action and prayer. Specifics are suggested throughout the book.
In Kay's query letter, which resulted in a published article, note these critical components:
I landed my first book contract using these two resources...
Randy Ingermanson's O2 book proposal led to the fiction book Oxygen. Check out how Randy organized his proposal, and get help for your own. See proposal.
Easy to read, good advice, a lot of examples.